Suburban Army Specialist Henry Mayfield, Jr. killed in attack at Kenya Airfield, family says

U.S. Army Specialist Henry Mayfield, Jr. was one of three people killed on January 5, 2020 in a terrorist attack at Manda Bay Airfield in Kenya.

Specialist Mayfield was murdered by al-Shabab forces alongside two contractors for the Defense Department, reports Sandra Torres for NBC Chicago. Al-Shabab is a Somalian group linked to al Qaeda.

Specialist Mayfield joined the Army in 2018. He was only 23 and from the Chicago area.

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